Monday, July 9, 2012

Marvel Adventure to open in Dubai

Spiderman, Hulk and the rest of the superheroes are heading to the Middle East next year as part of a US$5-billion indoor theme park

Comic book geeks in the Middle East will be able to satiate their cravings for close-up superhero encounters when Marvel Adventure opens in Dubai in late 2013.
Part of the under-development, US$5-billion, 11-hectare IMG Theme Park, Marvel Adventure will be an indoor attraction filled with retail outlets, restaurants and interactive experiences, all featuring the popular Marvel Characters.
So will visitors be enjoying tea with Tony Stark or arm-wrestling matches against The Hulk? 
Developers aren't spilling many specifics just yet. Other then a promise that, like most things in the United Arab Emirates, it will be big. 
The multi-purpose venue will also feature retail stores, restaurants and interactive entertainment experiences featuring Marvel characters and honouring the various cultures where Marvel characters are from.
“Whether it’s having fun at one of the entertainment experiences, hanging out with friends and enjoying a meal or collecting the latest Marvel gadgets and action figures, there is truly something for everyone at Marvel Adventure,” Simon Philips, President of Marvel Entertainment International, said in a statement.
The groundbreaking for Marvel Adventure launched the centre on June 26, and is set to open in the City of Arabia, Dubai in 2013.

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